18 Crazy Good Recipes to Celebrate National Taco Day

Amber Bracegirdle | Bluebonnet Baker

October 4th is National Taco Day. I think we can all agree that tacos are one of the easiest, happiest ways to get dinner on the table. No one fights it because you can let everyone top the tacos their own way, from homemade taco sauce to pico de gallo, there's no wrong way to go.


1. Crock Pot Chicken Taco Bites Recipe

Crock Pot Chicken Taco Bites just made your party a little more festive. Let the slow cooker do the work while you enjoy your guests.

2. Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Taco Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Slow cooker shredded chicken taco stuffed peppers are a twist on the traditional stuffed peppers recipe. We're pretty sure they're an epic way to celebrate National Taco Day.

3. Pumpkin Beer Chicken Tacos Recipe

Pumpkin beer chicken tacos take tacos to a seasonal place. It IS Fall, after all - and who doesn't love beer in tacos?

4. Taco Sloppy Joes Recipe

Taco sloppy joes turn your sloppy joes into a sort of torta. Full of Tex-Mex flavors, beans, and a savory sauce, they're a great alternative to the original.

5. Baked Tacos Recipe

Baked tacos couldn't be easier. As a bonus, it means your tacos no longer fall apart the second you bite into them!

6. Cinnamon Roll Tacos Recipe

Cinnamon roll tacos are pretty much our new favorite thing. Full of fresh berries and homemade whipped cream, they're a unique dessert everyone will be wowed by.

7. Chocolate Tacos Recipe

Chocolate tacos made with florentine cookie batter - how genius is that? Plus, chocolate and strawberries are a match made in heaven.

8. Scrambled Eggs and Avocado Breakfast Tacos Recipe

Cooking for one? Scrambled eggs and avocado breakfast tacos are your go-to brinner.

9. Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos Recipe

Sweet potato and black bean tacos are vegetarian, sure. They're full of flavor and every bite is amazing. Even if you're a carnivore, these are completely satisfying.

10. Fresh Berry Tacos Recipe

Fresh berry tacos! Good gravy, these are perfection for breakfast, snacks OR dessert. What a great idea!

11. Sweet Potato Chorizo Breakfast Tacos Recipe

Sweet potato chorizo breakfast tacos are such a match made in heaven. The sweet potatoes mellow out spicy chorizo, making every bite amazing.

12. Walking Tacos Recipe

Walking Tacos - who doesn't love a walking taco? Use your favorite tortilla chips, corn chips, or even Doritos for this tailgating favorite.

13. Seitan Tacos Recipe

Seitan tacos are a vegetarian revelation. Like tofu, seitan takes on any flavors you throw at it. We know you'll love them!

14. Fish Stick Tacos Recipe

Fish stick tacos are a quick and easy way to make your own crispy fish tacos at home. Bonus - they come together super quickly!

15. Homemade Taco Sauce

Homemade taco sauce for all your taco needs. It's so easy to make, and you'll want to put this stuff on everything!

16. Sausage Breakfast Tacos Recipe

Sausage breakfast tacos with fried eggs. They're definitely different than the breakfast tacos you find in South Texas, but that doesn't make 'em wrong.

17. Banana Split Tacos Recipe

Banana split tacos - yes, we said BANANA SPLIT tacos. Such a fantastic idea from Kate. Talk about a new way to knock dessert out of the park!

18. Chipotle Carnitas Recipe

This Chipotle carnitas recipe is just like what you find in the fast food restaurant. Only better, because it's made at home, anytime you want, for a fraction of the cost. Naked burrito, anyone?

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